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Update on Cuba plane crash: More than 100 killed, three survivors critical

More than 100 people were killed when a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed on takeoff from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.

Three passengers were in critical condition after surviving the crash, state-run media reported.

The plane, a Boeing 737-200 leased by state airline Cubana de Aviacion from a small Mexican carrier and operated by a Mexican crew, went down in a field within a couple of miles of Havana’s José Martí International Airport.

21-year-old man killed as car slams into gas truck

An accident along the Rochard Douglas Road in Barrackpore, has claimed the life of a 21-year-old man.

He has been identified as Nadir Salick.

Salick was killed when his car hit a truck carrying gas tanks, head-on.

Police reports indicate that Salick appears to have swerved to avoid a pothole when he slammed into the truck.

This is the third fatal road accident this week.

 

Several people killed as bridge collapses in Florida

Multiple' people are dead after a new pedestrian bridge being constructed at Florida International University in the United States collapsed.

Florida Highway Patrol has confirmed several people were killed by the collapse.

Helicopter vision over the collapsed bridge shows emergency workers scrambling to search for people trapped in their cars beneath the rubble and cordon off the road from other drivers.

At least six cars are trapped, with some of the vehicles seen either partly or fully wedged beneath the massive concrete structure.

Man killed in boat accident

One man is dead and three others warded at hospital following an accident involving two boats.

Details are sketchy, however, CNC3 News has been told that the incident took place shortly after 11 pm on Tuesday.

Reports suggest that two fishing vessels collided off waters close to Erin, South Trinidad.

We will bring more on this story as details come to hand.

 

Three friends killed in accident

A night of birthday celebrations ended in tragedy for three friends.

Just after 4am Alex Lalla, Romel Rambally and Kareem Simon were returning home in a blue Toyotta Corolla, when the driver fo the vehicle lost control of the car in the Assaraff Road walkover in Charlieville.

The car flipped several times before crashing into a concrete pillar.

The three friends were killed instantly.

 

Three friends killed in accident

A night of birthday celebrations ended in tragedy for three friends.

Just after 4am Alex Lalla, Romel Rambally and Kareem Simon were returning home in a blue Toyotta Corolla, when the driver fo the vehicle lost control of the car in the Assaraff Road walkover in Charlieville.

The car flipped several times before crashing into a concrete pillar.

The three friends were killed instantly.

 

International: At least 133 killed in Bangladesh landslide

At least 133 people, including four army men and a number of women and children, were killed in landslide in the hilly districts of Bangladesh, after yesterday’s daylong rain caused by a depression in the Bay.

In Rangamati the death toll is 100 while in Chittagong 26 and Bandarban seven, our local correspondents report. Four members of Bangladesh Army including two of its officers are among the deceased in Rangamati, said Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR).

Sukhdeo seeks to clear the air: "I'm okay"

Rachael Sukdeo says she is okay and is not dead as people are suggesting.

Sukdeo, who had made national news last year following a police investigation into claims that she was physically abused, has been the subject of fresh claims on Monday that she had been physically abused and even killed.

The allegations had spread so widely on social media Monday morning, Sukdeo took to Facebook to clear the air.

International: 25 children among dozens killed in Syria gas attack

A suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people in a rebel-held area of Syria on Tuesday, activists said, describing an incident that would mark one of the worst of its kind in Syria's six-year civil war.

At least 83 people - including 25 children - died and at least 350 others were injured in the incident in northern Idlib province, southwest of Aleppo, the relief agency UOSSM told NBC News.

UOSSM, formally known as the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations, is a nonprofit coalition of groups treating to victims of the war in Syria.

International: Six killed as storms batter South US

Six people died after storms battered the South United States from Sunday into Monday.

A man in his mid-60s was killed in his mobile home in Whitmire, South Carolina, Monday after the home was struck by an unconfirmed tornado and the home flipped several times, Union County Sheriff David Taylor told ABC News.

The man was identified by the Union County Coroner's Office as J.C. Matthews, Jr., 65.

He was found after Matthews' brother discovered the home overturned and called emergency personnel for help.

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